Weekly Photo Challenge – a day in the life Game of Thrones Dinner… 49-63 of 365

This week’s photo challenge was a fun one! Sunday was the season premier of Game of Thrones and we did a semi-themed viewing dinner party. It was a blast, and despite what it looks like, I didn’t spend the whole day in the kitchen… the rest of the day was spent in a rare state…

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Mind the Gap – eReader or Real Book?

eReader vs book… That was the topic for the DPChallenge… And I sat looking at it for a moment, stymied. I debated skipping the challenge. I haven’t been blogging much lately anyway, I reasoned at my screen. I’m behind on my photo project, I explained to no one in particular. But there it sat, little…

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Mind the Gap… Children in Adult Spaces?

Yeah, I’ve been quiet of late. Life’s just been that way. Then I saw this writing challenge and had to chime in. The subject? Do children belong in adult places, yes or no? I am the child of someone who took her kids to nice restaurants and the theatre. I have two children myself, who…

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The answer to life, the universe and everything, including why I write…

42… I just had to get that one out of the way. And now, on we go. I looked at the writing challenge for this week and after a few moments of furious debate with myself decided to give it a giant pass. Well, sort of a giant pass. It got me thinking, really. I…

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A few of my favorite things…

When I saw the Writing Challenge for this week, I almost skipped it. Hey, no big deal. It’s not like I made some promise to myself or anything. It’s not like I have a long history of doing these or anything. It’s just that I only recently decided that doing the weekly writing challenges would…

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Shhh… the bogosphere is recovering from the Olympic Virus

I’ve always enjoyed watching the Olympics – it’s always inspiring to watch excellence at work. This year, watching them was a little challenging. You see, we gave up cable some time ago. It wasn’t a cost-saving measure, it was simply a matter of practicality. We just don’t watch that much television, and when we do…

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